Badminton basics to improve young players
| Mohammad Abdullah |
THE Brunei Badminton Association in cooperation with the Co-curriculum Department has invited a trainer from the Badminton Asia Conference in a bid to assist them to further develop the sport in Brunei Darussalam.
Trainee Regional Development Officer for Badminton Asia Conference, Muhammad Andy Ardiansyah said that he has been assigned to manage the development programmes for badminton in various countries, including Brunei Darussalam.
He said he has contributed his experience in coaching and playing badminton for a number of years, and he hoped that the combined effort of the BAC as well as the Brunei Badminton Association would help cover a wide range of development programme from grassroots level of awareness to high performance projects.
He said that the eight-day training camp involved several aspects, from theory to practical.
During this visit Muhammad Andy concentrated in teaching grassroot level of badminton targeting the younger ones where it will ensure that the children’s experience in badminton is a success fun and a positive image, as well as teaching them badminton techniques, tactics and other physical elements without over complicating the content for teachers or children who are new to badminton.
During the eight-day course, there are 10 modules to cover which involves the basic lessons of badminton, hand-eye coordination, tactics, physical elements and how to organise competitions.